Diatonic Chords of G Major Scale

How to form diatonic chords of G major scale?

G Major Diatonic Chords

G – A – B – C – D – E –  F – G are the notes of the G major scale.

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Diatonic chords are formed by stacking two generic third notes above each scale note.

how to form g major diatonic chords


G Major Diatonic Chords

These are the seven major scale diatonic chords that come from the G major scale.

g major diatonic chords


Each major scale diatonic chord is labelled with a roman numeral number:

g major diatonic chord names

All major scales follow the same pattern:

I,  ii,  iii,  IV,  V,  vi, viiº

We use uppercase roman numeral numbers to represent major chords, lowercase to represent minor chords, uppercase with a small plus sign to represent augmented chords, and lowercase with a small circle to represent diminished chords.

First, fourth and fifth chords in major will always be major. Second, third and sixth chords in major will always be minor. Seventh chord in major scale will always be diminished.

The seven diatonic chords in the G major key are:

I. G – B – D (G major chord)

ii. A – C – E (A minor chord)

iii. B – D – F♯ (B minor chord)

IV. C – E – G (C major chord)

V. D – F♯ – A (D major chord)

vi. E – G – B (E minor chord)

viiº. F♯ – A – C (F Sharp diminished chord)

These are the harmonic chords that are diatonic to the G major scale

List of all Major Scale Diatonic Chords in Every Major Keys

Major scale with no sharp or flat:
Diatonic Chords of C Major Scale
Major scales with sharps:
Diatonic Chords of G Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of D Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of A Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of E Major Scale
Enharmonic Major Scales:
Diatonic Chords of B Major Scale / C Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of F Sharp Major Scale / G Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of C Sharp Major Scale / D Flat Major Scale
Major scales with flats:
Diatonic Chords of A Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of E Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of B Flat Major Scale
Diatonic Chords of F Major Scale